The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 26, 2018

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Even Notre Dame Fans Aren’t Sure About Notre Dame (Wall Street Journal) The Fighting Irish are 12-0 entering Saturday’s game against Clemson, but memories of their 2013 national championship embarrassment at the hands of Alabama linger. I Used to Write for Sports Illustrated. Now I Deliver Packages for Amazon. (The Atlantic) Let’s face it, when you’re a… Read more »

The Daily Outkick, December 24, 2018

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LeBron James Compares NFL Owners To Slave Masters (Outkick) The comments are so dumb and so uneducated it’s amazing that anyone can take them seriously. But many in our modern day WokeCenter media will take them seriously so let’s unpack this stupidity once and for all. Ol’ Saint Nick: Nick Foles Is Back — Again (The… Read more »

LeBron James Compares NFL Owners To Slave Masters

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Last night LeBron James compared NFL owners to slavemasters further cementing his status as the dumbest man in athletics who has ever been taken seriously as smart by woke sports media obsessed with pretending a man with a high school education who has never made an intelligent statement unrelated to basketball is somehow the Albert… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. And please go buy as much Outkick gear, autographed books, and Outkick VIP subscriptions as you can possibly afford. Since many of you slackers aren’t working for all of next week. Meanwhile I’ll be doing radio or TV on every day but Christmas between now and after New Year’s. And probably writing… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 21, 2018

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What’s An Eight Team College Football Playoff Worth? (Outkick) What’s an eight team playoff worth, who would pay for it, and how much demand would there be in the market for it? Trump Always Said He Wouldn’t Be Predictable. He Was Right. (SF Gate) Give the president some credit. His goals remain fixed. However consistent he has… Read more »

Niners & Big Blue Bringing Big Bucks In Week 16 Upset Alert

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The end of the season is always a great time to spot live NFL dogs against teams that may be in cruise control or looking more to stay healthy rather than win the game. Let’s take a look at a few such matchups in our Week 16 Upset Alert.   Chicago (10-4 SU, 10-4 ATS)… Read more »

What’s An Eight Team College Football Playoff Worth?

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As the debate rages on the potential for college football to have an eight team playoff, most of the discussion has focused on which teams should be included, where those games should be played, and what the time frame for those games might look like. All of those conversations are worthy of having — in… Read more »

Make Your Round 2 Bowl Picks

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Ready now? Go! With CFB Bowl Season well underway, we’ve put together a massive slate of games for our College Football Challenge this week. With 13 games on the card, this week is a huge opportunity for you guys & gals vying for a top spot in our season-long contest. The top of the leaderboard… Read more »

Dynasty Danger: Patriots Top Play In Week 16 Confidence Pool

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We caught a double-dose of disaster last week as our two top Confidence Pool plays, the Jaguars and Rams, crashed and burned, leaving squares all over the nation with misty eyes and empty wallets. Nevertheless, we still pulled a fairly decent number despite the mess at the top of our totem. Let’s check out Week… Read more »

Commodores Hunting For Bears at Texas Bowl

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At one point in the season, the Vanderbilt Commodores had lost five of six and a .500 season was something of a reach with four games remaining, all against conference rivals. But better late than never, because Vanderbilt went on to defeat Arkansas, Ole Miss and Tennessee, with their only loss coming on the road… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 20, 2018

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10 Major Takeaways From The Early National Signing Day And The Class Of 2019 (College Football Talk) Alabama was the No. 1 team by all the major recruiting services and there was a pretty solid gap between them and the rest of their SEC rivals like Georgia. The Most Heartwarming Announcement on National Signing Day… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Aaron Rodgers And Tom Brady Made The Pro Bowl. They Shouldn’t Have(Washington Post) Neither deserved to be named to the Pro Bowl rosters, announced Tuesday, over other quarterbacks with better 2018 résumés. College Football’s Early Signing Period Begins Today; Here Is What You Need To Know (Forbes) This is the second year that the NCAA has… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. The anonymous mailbag is presented by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. Own a home but also have too much credit card debt? Go to their website today and by this time next week your credit card debt can be wiped out and you can have… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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Who Will Replace Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander? Phil Bredesen, Bill Haslam, Clay Travis (Newsweek) The sports talk show host based out of Nashville said Monday he’d seriously consider running… Clay Travis often delves into politics — most recently speaking out against Democrat senators during the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. Recruiting’s Biggest Week Has Arrived Quietly, and… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 17, 2018

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Once More, Nick Foles At His Best When Eagles Needed Him Most (Philly.com) What Foles pulled off Sunday was as close as he could come in a regular-season game to replicating those forever memories that he produced earlier this year. Titans’ Story Changing Because Of Derrick Henry (Tennessean) Derrick Henry has 408 rushing yards in his past… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. Let’s dive right into the mailbag. Reminder, you can send me any questions to claytravis@gmail.com. Here we go. John writes: “How will increased legalized gambling force leagues to look at replay rules on judgement plays in NFL games? The Chargers ended up covering last night but it sure seemed like the Chiefs… Read more »

Make Your College Football Bowl Picks

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Ready? Go! It’s the start of bowl season, and the College Football Challenge is back and better than ever. This holiday season, we’re stuffing stockings with Outback swag bags for perfect weekly cards, and season-long winners will take home a share of the $5,000 grand prize. Note: the game kicks off this Saturday, Dec. 15… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 14, 2018

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Chargers Top Chiefs in Last Second Thriller (LA Times) Mike Williams scored a touchdown with four seconds left to make it 28-27 Chiefs, and then converted on the ensuing two-point conversion throw to a wide-open Williams to stun Kansas City. Both AFC West teams are now 11-3 on the season. Facebook Wants You To Buy HBO… Read more »

Packers Bounce Bears & Cards Flush Falcons In Week 15 Upset Alert

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We had an outright underdog winner last week as the 49ers defeated the visiting Broncos, but it was not all lollipops and sunshine as the Bucs watched an 11-point lead drift away into a 28-14 loss to New Orleans. Let’s scope out the Week 15 slate and analyze a few live hounds that will add… Read more »

Could DAZN Be the Netflix of Sports?

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This weekend DAZN (pronounced Da Zone) will host the Canelo Alvarez fight on its streaming service. It will be the first of 11 fights Alvarez agreed to do on DAZN. For these 11 fights — to take place over the next five years — DAZN paid Alvarez $365 million. The contract was an eye popping… Read more »